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All articles & reviews tagged with sola-scriptura

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October 2017
Articles > Scientific (including creation)

Sola Scriptura and ten reasons we need a Genesis Reformation

In nailing his 95 theses to the church door on 31 October 1517, Martin Luther was not only condemning the Roman Catholic Church for selling indulgences, but also calling for an examination of what Scripture taught about indulgences. Luther was convinced that Scripture alone is the final arbiter of what we should believe. Today,…

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November 1999
Articles > Biblical/theological

Sola Scriptura — a necessity today

Martin Luther, reflecting on his momentous calling, wrote 'All I have done is to put forth, preach and write the Word of God, and apart from this I have done nothing'. In our own days of widespread apostasy, ignorance and superstition, I cannot help but feel that Christians need to look back to the…

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August 1999
Articles > Biblical/theological

The Sufficiency of Scripture

The phrase 'the sufficiency of Scripture' emphasises that the Holy Scriptures of the Old and New Testaments are the complete and sufficient revelation of God for all mankind. The term represents the truth behind the affirmation of Psalm 19:7: 'the law of the Lord is perfect'. It   is also implicit in the rejection…

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February 1995
Articles > Ecclesiological & Pastoral

Are we proud ?

'Oh, you conservative evangelicals! You think you're so clever! You think you're right and everyone else is wrong!' Have you heard that complaint? I have heard it a few times, once or twice from unexpected sources. Is the complaint valid? Is the accusation just? It had better not be! Luther heard that accusation. 'Are…

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January 1995
Articles > Biblical/theological

Do not trust your feelings

The other day I was trying to explain the principle of sola Scriptura to someone. It was not going very well. She did not have a problem with Scriptura. Her problem was with sola. Her problem was not with the Bible itself. It was with the Bible's uniqueness. She readily agreed that the Bible…

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